The importance of furnace maintenance01/24/2017 We’re sure you have things you’d rather spend your money on than unnecessary furnace repairs, which is why it’s so important to keep up with annual furnace maintenance. This is a chance for you to get ahead of problems before they start. We all know how the winters in Olathe can get and you don’t want to be left without heat due to a sudden furnace breakdown. The team at Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning will keep your hard-working furnace running smoothly this season. Yearly furnace maintenance gives us a chance to identify existing problems that could be the cause of a furnace repair down the road. Consider the importance of your furnace maintenance as you do getting the oil changed in your car. Your furnace is a mechanical system containing a lot of moving parts that need to be checked to ensure you’re not on your way to a breakdown this winter. The experts at Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning in Olathe will inspect both your wiring and every moving part of your furnace to ensure your furnace is that your furnace is functioning as it should this season and many seasons to come. Something you can do to keep your furnace performing efficiently throughout the year, and something we mention quite a bit – check your air filter. The problems a dirty air filter can cause are endless, and the solution is simple – change your air filter. It’s such an easy thing to do and it is imperative for the life and efficiency of your system. A dirty air filter can cause a domino effect of troubles within your system. A dirty filter reduces air flow which makes your furnace to work harder to keep up with your thermostat, which negatively effects your system’s efficiency and the additional wear and tear will decrease the life of your system. Your air filter also impacts your home’s indoor air quality as all the air inside your home goes through it. A filthy filter means filthy air. The more time you wait to get a problem fixed, the more time it has to further damage your system. When it comes to your furnace it’s best to be proactive and address issues before they become a breakdown, along with a surprise bill. Now is the perfect time to schedule your furnace maintenance with Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning in Olathe, give us a call at 913-432-3342 or set up an appointment with us online.